Technology news from Asiafruit

Technology news stories with a direct relevance to the Asian fresh produce business, including updates on production and harvesting systems, sorting and grading machinery, packaging, coldstorage and controlled atmosphere, digital management, robots and automation, vertical farming, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

26 Seasons Strawberries

Hi-tech New Zealand strawberries on the horizon

2022-12-07T03:02:00+00:00By

Government partners with 26 Seasons to scale up indoor growing system after successful pilot

Fyllo India picture

IG International partners with Fyllo for precision farming

2022-12-06T01:42:00+00:00

Precision agriculture company to provide real-time farm data and insights to help improve production

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Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard

2022-12-01T11:17:00+00:00By

Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier

Asia Fruit Logistica

Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong

2022-12-01T08:11:00+00:00By

Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023

Marcel Koks is the food and beverage industry and solution strategy director at enterprise software provider Infor

Automation and supply chain agility ‘will shape sector’ in 2023

2022-11-29T11:10:00+00:00By ,

Comment: Fresh produce firms must remain agile to meet fluctuating demand, as well as considering investment in automation and AI, as they face up to supply chain instability, inflation, labour shortages and climate change

Rohit Nadgewani founder and chief executive of Fresh From Farm

Fresh From Farm raises seed funding

2022-11-29T05:24:00+00:00By

Indian agri-business start-up secures more funds to support its predictive analysis-driven fresh produce distribution operation

KeyGene

BGI-Sanya and KeyGene collaborate on spatial transcriptomics

2022-11-22T10:43:00+00:00By

The main aim of the collaboration is to be able to quickly identify lead genes associated with important crop traits in order to develop crops with durable resistance

Clarifruit

QC software specialist Clarifruit raises US$12m

2022-11-18T17:02:00+00:00By

Data-drive technology has “almost infinite” potential to cut waste in fresh produce supply chains, says company

GBC2022 Lidl Agrovision

Global Berry Congress makes impressive return

2022-11-16T15:46:00+00:00By

Retailers including Aldi, Lidl, Delhaize, ICA and M&S among those who attended the leading event for the global berry business

Del Monte Costa Rica banana in fruit bowl closeup Adobe

Fresh Del Monte orders Daikin units

2022-11-16T06:33:00+00:00By

Leading fresh produce company procures 2,200 ZeSTIA container refrigeration units

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Valparaiso

Chilean truckers call off strike

2022-12-01T13:21:00+00:00By

Union boss said it would take one of two more days for flow of trucks carrying fruit to ports to normalise

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Ecuador sees slowdown in banana exports

2022-12-01T11:35:00+00:00By

Shipments down by more than 10 per cent since the start of 2022 says Acorbanec

Maersk ships habour_1024x576_v1

Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard

2022-12-01T11:17:00+00:00By

Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier

Asia Fruit Logistica

Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong

2022-12-01T08:11:00+00:00By

Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023

David Ironside and Joe Saina

DAFF’s David Ironside takes on import role

2022-12-01T00:35:00+00:00By

AHEIA welcomes DAFF’s appointment of former plant export operations manager to import role